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Acrylic on illustration board
10" x 9"
Of all the
large Asian hornbills, a group including some of the most spectacular
birds, possibly the most beautiful is the red-knobbed hornbill
(Aceros cassidix) of the Indonesian island of Sulawesi, and four
tiny adjacent islets. This is one of five Asian hornbill species
known as "wrinkled hornbills" for the casque shape
that most of them exhibit.